Web 2.0 … The Machine is Us/ing Us


A look at the changing world and the way that information is created, shared and consumed, this video was created by Michael Wesch, an assistant Cultural Anthropology Prof at Kansas State University. He has brought together a bunch of animations, text, and screenshots in order to tell the story of “Web 2.0” — why it matters, and how it’s changing the world.  This video really makes one think.

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Super Mario Theme – Fifteen different ways


The familar, to many, theme song from Nintendo’s Super Mario Brothers game can be heard played on fifteen different instruments/ways here. This collection of videos demonstrates the theme song played on instruments and methods, both contemporary and unique.

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